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Tuesday links

  • Hillary drops an incredibly racist “joke” that that would get anybody to the right of her pilloried.
  • An Iranian immigrant starts a GoFundMe for victims of the Tree of Life massacre and raises nearly a million dollars in three days. Remember, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.”
  • OTOH, some prominent but twitterpated Jews think it’s somehow possible to fight anti-Semitism by shunning and banning from worship fellow Jews who happen not to share their political opinions. Is there no end to the hatred oozing from people who imagine themselves to be against hate? 8 Comments
  • Friday freedom question

    This week’s Friday Freedom Question is one we’ve visited before, but it’s always timely. I also figured I’d put it in poll form this time. Feel free to elaborate in comments. What’s your top preparedness priority right now? Find a place to relocate Improve food supplies Improve security and defense capabilities Improve first aid supplies/skills Practice with what my family and I already have Network with others/improve communications My priorities are already pretty well taken care of I’m just not focused on preparedness at all right now I have no idea; I’m overwhelmed Other Please Specify: Created with Poll Maker


    Poll: How often do you think of quitting the ‘Net?

    Even if it’s impossible for you actually to quit … How often to you think to yourself, “That’s it. I’m done with the Internet”? Absolutely never. What a ridiculous idea! Never, but I understand the temptation. Rarely. Maybe once a month. Once a week — or more. At least once a day. Other Please Specify: Created with QuizMaker As always, feel free to elaborate, vent, rant, question my (or your) sanity, etc. in comments.


    Which is more dangerous to liberty?

    This question arose after discussion with a long-time reader. I think he and I will end up agreeing to disagree. What do you think? I hope you’ll also elaborate on your reasons in the comment section. UPDATE: I have simplified the language of the first two questions. One person said the original wording* was biased and editorializing. I suspect another might say the same, but in the opposite direction. So I stripped the wording down to bare essentials. If anyone wants to change their original answer because they believe my original wording nudged them in one direction or another, I’ll…


    What will Deerfield do?

    In just over a week, the residents of Deerfield, Illinois, will be required to turn in all: … semiautomatic rifles with a fixed magazine and a capacity to hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition, shotguns with revolving cylinders, and conversion kits from which assault weapons can be assembled. And … all the following models or duplicates thereof: AK, AKM, AKS, AK-47, AK-74, ARM, MAK90, Misr, NHM 90, NHM 91, SA 85, SA 93, VEPR, AR-10, AR-15, Bushmaster XM15, Armalite M15, Olympic Arms PCR, AR70, Calico Liberty, Dragunov SVD Sniper Rifle, Dragunov SVU, Fabrique NationalFN/FAL, FN/LAR, FNC, Hi-Point Carbine, HK-91,…